For academic research, it is often important to use peer-reviewed (or refereed) journals rather than popular magazines. Peer review is the process by which a journal article is evaluated by experts in the field. An example of a peer-reviewed journal is the Past and Present. An example of a popular magazine is People.
All of the following databases are listed on the web site in the alphabetical list under Databases.
Indexes bibliographic literature covering world history, excluding the U. S. and Canada.
Databases Covering Many Subjects, Including History
Indexes scholarly journals and popular magazines covering most academic subject areas with some full text available.
Academic Search Complete
Provides selected full text for scholarly journals and popular magazines across the disciplines.
Provides access to the full text of journals in many subject areas. There is no coverage for the last 3-5 years.
Periodicals Archive Online
Includes full text of journals that span 200 years in the humanities and social sciences.
Provides full text of journal articles in the social sciences and humanities.
Gender Studies Collection (Gale)
Includes selected full text of popular and scholarly sources in the area of gender studies.
Provides selected full text of journals, newsletters and research reports on studies of women and gender.
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Covers criminology, criminal justice, and related topics.
Criminal Justice Collection
Extensive coverage of criminal justice.
Political Science Complete
Full text for selected journal articles.
Social Sciences Full Text
Full text for selected articles, including applied and theoretical aspects.
Includes coverage of core journals in sociology.